The Colophon Book Shop. Catalogue Three. Rare Books, First Editions, Association Copies.
The Colophon Book Shop. Catalogue Three. Rare Books, First Editions, Association Copies.

The Colophon Book Shop. Catalogue Three. Rare Books, First Editions, Association Copies.

(La Grange, IL: The Colophon Book Shop, 1973),

First Edition. octavo, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. 56pp., stapled. The Colophon Book Shop, Item #26539

Cover illustration of original (Frederick Rolfe), Baron Corvo water color painting "Madonna and Child" (1891), after a study by the Italian painter Il Sassoferrato. The original holograph manuscript of the first "Toto" story by (Rolfe) illustrated. Series of five unpublished holograph letters by Rolfe to publisher George Bell & Sons, 12 pages, 1906-1907 concerning his own work and writing projects. A copy of In His Own Image with hand correction by Rolfe. Many Rolfe/Corvo items. Christina Rossetti manuscript poems and letters. Scarce Gertrude Stein. Some nice Conrad. Haggard's The People of the Mist with the manuscript of the dedication laid in. Very fine copy. We also have our first catalogue issued in 1972.

Price: $9.00

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